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Wright joins Alabama Hospital Association board

Madison Hospital President Mary Lynne Wright has been elected to the board of the Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA).Mary Lynne Wright 05 edit

“Mary Lynne will be a terrific addition to our board,” said Donald E. Williamson, MD, president of the Alabama Hospital Association. “She not only brings expertise as a hospital CEO, but also as a clinician, having begun her career as a registered nurse.”

Prior to being named president of Madison Hospital, Wright held numerous positions at Huntsville Hospital including vice president of surgical services, corporate compliance officer and risk manager. She began her career at Huntsville Hospital as a registered nurse.

Wright serves on the Alabama Department of Public Health Licensure Advisory Board, the Alabama Hospital Association TeleHealth Committee and formerly on its Education Task Force. She currently chairs the North Alabama Regional Hospital Council, is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is on the board of directors of the Madison Chamber of Commerce.

She earned a master’s degree of science in management from Florida Institute of Technology, a bachelor’s degree in business from Athens University and an associate degree in nursing from Samford University.

The AlaHA board is comprised of 19 hospital executives from across the state. Wright's term runs through 2023.

Founded in 1921, the Alabama Hospital Association is a statewide trade organization that assists member hospitals in effectively serving the health care needs of Alabama, through advocacy, representation, education and service.